John W. PORTER b. about 1803 in North Carolina, d. before 1858 in Tennessee.
John married Anna BOWE and had children below. Believe he married a 2nd time to Ann GWALTNEY in 1848 in Dickson County, Tennessee. She was born in Ohio.
Children of John W. PORTER & Anna BOWE:
1. A. J. PORTER b. 1830
2. William B. PORTER b. 1832
3. Elisa PORTER b. 1835
4. John H. PORTER b. 1837
5. Belinda PORTER b. 1839
6. Elisabeth PORTER b. 1841
7. Martin Luther PORTER b. January 26, 1844 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, d. January 26, 1896 in Dickson County, Tennessee. Martin Luther Porter married Susannah Selena WALL b. September 02, 1854 in Tennessee, d. July 27, 1917 in Clarksville, Tennessee
8. Frederick T. PORTER b. 1848
Please let me know if there is a connection to anyone else.